July 19, 2008 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 54

Price Realized: $2,645.00
($2,300 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

July 19, 2008 Auction Catalog

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Rare Open-Handled Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Impressed Decoration, attributed to Clarkson Crolius, Sr., Manhattan, NY, circa 1810, ovoid jar with open loop handles and tooled foot and shoulder, decorated front and back with impressed scalloped designs surrounding a central flowerhead. Cobalt highlights to alternating elements of the design create an interesting visual effect. Cracks in underside, continuing up one side of jar 6" and up opposite side 4". Additional hairlines extending 1 1/2" and 3 1/2" up from base. Rim chips. H 11 1/2".